What does astonishing mean?

Definitions for astonishing
əˈstɒn ɪ ʃɪŋas·ton·ish·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. amazing, astonishing(adj)

    surprising greatly

    "she does an amazing amount of work"; "the dog was capable of astonishing tricks"

  2. astonishing, astounding, staggering, stupefying(adj)

    so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm

    "such an enormous response was astonishing"; "an astounding achievement"; "the amount of money required was staggering"; "suffered a staggering defeat"; "the figure inside the boucle dress was stupefying"

Wiktionary

  1. astonishing(Adjective)

    Causing astonishment in; causing to be astonished.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Astonishing

    of Astonish

  2. Astonishing(adj)

    very wonderful; of a nature to excite astonishment; as, an astonishing event

How to pronounce astonishing?

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How to say astonishing in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of astonishing in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of astonishing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of astonishing in a Sentence

  1. Bertrand Russell:

    We know very little, and yet it is astonishing that we know so much, and still more astonishing that so little knowledge can give us so much power.

  2. The Russian President:

    This new report that President Trump openly admitted to the Russians that he 'faced great pressure' from the FBI's criminal investigation that was 'taken off' when he fired Director Comey is astonishing -- and extremely troubling.

  3. Washington Times columnist Charles Hurt:

    It's an astonishing development to think, that a document dump like this could have the impact that it's had on this coronation back here.

  4. Jens Zimmermann:

    It's quite unusual for the Chancellor's office to try and stop something in the last minute, it would be astonishing if they let themselves be reined back by an American company.

  5. Voltaire:

    There is an astonishing imagination, even in the science of mathematics... We repeat, there was far more imagination in the head of Archimedes than in that of Homer.

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